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Synonyms for finished
ˈfɪn ɪʃt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finished(adj)

    (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state

    "a finished product"


    raw(a), unpolished, preserved, unhewn, unended, pending, incomplete, unsanded, undressed, unfinished, undone, unfattened, unpainted, uncompleted, rough-cut, roughhewn

  2. finished(adj)

    ended or brought to an end

    "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"


    roughhewn, undressed, raw(a), unhewn, unended, unpainted, unsanded, unpolished, preserved, unfinished, pending, incomplete, uncompleted, unfattened, undone, rough-cut

  3. finished(adj)

    (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected

    "a dazzling and finished piece of writing"; "a finished violinist"


    unpolished, undressed, raw(a), unfinished, unhewn, uncompleted, roughhewn, unfattened, preserved, unsanded, unended, undone, pending, unpainted, incomplete, rough-cut

  4. finished(adj)

    having a surface coating or finish applied

    "the finished bookcase costs much more than the unfinished ones"


    unpainted, undressed, raw(a), preserved, unfinished, pending, uncompleted, unsanded, roughhewn, rough-cut, unfattened, incomplete, undone, unended, unpolished, unhewn

  5. finished, ruined(adj)

    brought to ruin

    "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"

    washed-up, destroyed, sunk, done for(p), undone, ruined

    unfinished, raw(a), unpainted, preserved, undone, unended, rough-cut, unhewn, roughhewn, incomplete, uncompleted, unfattened, unpolished, pending, unsanded, undressed


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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. finished

    That is perfect to which nothing can be added, and from which nothing can be taken without impairing its excellence, marring its symmetry, or detracting from its worth; in this fullest sense God alone is perfect, but in a limited sense anything may be perfect in its kind; as a perfect flower; a copy of a document is perfect when it is accurate in every particular; a vase may be called perfect when entire and unblemished, even tho not artistically faultless; the best judges never pronounce a work of art perfect, because they see always ideal possibilities not yet attained; even the ideal is not perfect, by reason of the imperfection of the human mind; a human character faultlessly holy would be morally perfect tho finite. That which is absolute is free from admixture (as absolute alcohol) and in the highest and fullest sense free from imperfection or limitation; as, absolute holiness and love are attributes of God alone. In philosophical language, absolute signifies free from all necessary, or even from all possible relations, not dependent or limited, unrelated and unconditioned; truth immediately known, as intuitive truth, is absolute; God, as self-existent and free from all limitation or dependence, is called the absolute Being, or simply the Absolute. Compare INNOCENT; INFINITE; RADICAL.

    absolute, accurate, blameless, complete, completed, consummate, correct, entire, faultless, holy, ideal, immaculate, perfect, sinless, spotless, stainless, unblemished, undefiled

    bad, blemished, corrupt, corrupted, defaced, defective, deficient, deformed, fallible, faulty, imperfect, incomplete, inferior, insufficient, marred, meager, perverted, poor, ruined, scant, short, spoiled, worthless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. finished

    artistic, perfect, refined, high

    inartistic, incomplete, rude, poor, coarse, unfinished

Editors Contribution

  1. khalas

    because khalas means the end

    and they lived happily ever after. khalas

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. finished(a.)

    completed, complete, perfect

  2. finished(a.)

    polished, perfected, elegant, highly-wrought

  3. finished(a.)

    experienced, practised, qualified, accomplished, thorough-bred, able, proficient

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "finished":

    completed, finite, finish, finis, finishes, ended, done, over, concluded, finalized, finalised, fini, terminated, complete, ready-made

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How to use finished in a sentence?

  1. Lao Tse:

    When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.

  2. Edwin Sabuhoro:

    I started a tour company called Rwanda Eco Tours, and I said for tourism to thrive in the country we need eco-tourism where tourists can give back to the community and then the communities will have an incentive to conserve the park. So we built a cultural village in 2006 -- before we finished, we had tourists visiting us. in 2010, we got $30,000 net income from the cultural village and put this back to different activities in the village level.

  3. Boediarso Teguh Widodo:

    There are concerns of criminalisation, in order to overcome this issue, the government has been asking relevant agencies 'to calm down' and not investigate until projects are finished.

  4. Senator McConnell:

    We will not be doing USMCA in the Senate between now and next week, that will happen... right after the [impeachment]trial is finished in the Senate.

  5. James Franco:

    I did this movie at least six months after we finished filming 'The Interview', i like to bring myself to the movie rather than have the movie or the character bring itself to me, meaning I want to fit the tone of the film. I want to help the director achieve his or her vision.

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    A synonym for scanty
    • A. Gumption
    • B. Inaugurate
    • C. Dearth
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